Process Control Engineer


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Job Description

The Process Control Engineer will provide leadership for Capital and on-site Improvement Projects from feasibility through construction and start-up. The candidate will generate cost effective process control Digital Transformation engineering services while achieving HSE, operational, schedule, and financial targets through enforcing the application of corporate standards to ensure company knowledge assimilation.

• Proven skills in requirements gathering, design, configuration, and implementation of process control solutions based on Factory 4.0 concepts for capital and improvement projects including batch software, PLC / DCS systems, HMI packages, SCADA systems, industrial PC networking technology and SIS system.
• Ability to organize, plan, manage, implement, and optimize organizational change projects.
• Expertise in batch process manufacturing in all the following project phases: Requirement’s documentation, detailed design generation (base on ISA-88 and using object-oriented design approach), implementation, system integration, testing and on-site startup, using PSM (Process Safety Management) elements and Industrial standards.
• Knowledge in: Digital Transformation Methodology and Technologies, Alarm Management and Network Architectures.
• Team work in the deployment, integration, and adoption of new digital tools (IT-OT).
• Proven track record in programming leadership as well as the ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices, as well as provide detailed documentation upon project completion.
• Identifying subtle interrelationships and patterns among a variety of problems and issues and implementing process changes/control plans to drive continuous improvement
• This person will be the project technical lead and may be responsible for some project management activities in addition to leading digital transformation projects.


• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Chemical and related industries is required.
• Experience with Honeywell Experion PKS, UOC controllers and SIS is desired. 
• Experience working with control standard ISA-88 and related standards.
• Effectively demonstrates ability to deliver on complex situations or problems without guidance or supervision.


Bachelor’s degree required; Chemical Engineering preferred.





Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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